The Michigan Nationwide Guard will support meals banks in 4 communities throughout Michigan, with 10 Michigan Nationwide Guard members serving at every web site.
Meals banks in Ann Arbor, Comstock Park, Flint and Pontiac will obtain support. Assist to the meals banks is scheduled to being Monday and anticipated to proceed by means of mid-April.
“The help that women and men of the Michigan Nationwide Guard will present to Meals Banks throughout Michigan is additional proof that the Michigan Nationwide Guard is a real cornerstone of Michigan communities,” stated Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a launch. “I couldn’t be extra happy with their service, dedication, and willpower, and they’re making a distinction within the state’s response to COVID-19.”
The Michigan Nationwide Guard will present help with cellular meals distribution, which serves 300-600 households every day. Guard members will direct site visitors for drive-through distribution websites and with packing baggage of fruit and handing baggage to vehicles.